We've visited the Czech Crown Jewels Exhibition at Prague Castle to bring you detailed information & pictures! Prague commemorate the 700th anniversary of the birth of Charles IV with several exhibition projects and this special exhibition is one of the highlights (as the Crown Jewels are displayed only when the President of the Republic is elected). So don't miss this unique opportunity and head to the Vladislav Hall, only few days remain...
The shortest way to get there is to climb up the Old Castle Staircase.
Quite exacting, but with a pleasant view of Prague's rooftops.
Up on the hill, turn left to South Gardens. Don't see the line yet? That's a good sign!
(Otherwise that means approx. 4-5 hours waiting time...)
The view from the South Garden is breathtaking....
Early morning arrival is recommended to get ahead of the heat and the large number of tourists
Military men are supportive – unless you break the rules
The exhibition takes place in Vladislav Hall
Make sure your flash is turned off
When a long wait ends on a happy note
When a long waits ends on a happy note
For further information about the Bohemian Crown Jewels, please visit the official page of Prague Castle
Insider tips & further information about the Czech Crown Jewels exhibition
o 15 – 29 May 2016 only
o Open daily 9 am till 5 pm
o Free of charge
o Expect a long waiting time to get in (2 – 6 hours, depends on your arriving time)
o Early morning arrival is recommended to get ahead of the heat and the large number of tourists
o Bring small snacks & beverages with you
o Buy an ice cream to reward yourself for that waiting (30 CZK per scoop)
o A lot of Czech tourists, few foreigners. But no worries, there will be always someone who help you (military men are supportive – unless you break the rules)
o Well maintained & enough toilets in the area
o Respect the rules – don't smoke in the area, stay on the path, don't step on the grass...
o You are able to take pictures inside but without flash. Make sure it is turned off!
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